68th Annual Prime Beef Festival Schedule

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The 68th Annual Prime Beef Festival kicked off on Saturday night with the Princess Pageant at Monmouth College’s Dahl Chapel. The Festival’s Parade will start at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6th, followed by an amazing list of events throughout the rest of this week and the weekend.
⦁ Tuesday September 5, 2017
⦁ 4:00-6:00 pm – Swine Weigh-in
⦁ 6:00 pm – Swine Show (Roseville Fairgrounds)
» Carnival
Wednesday September 6, 2017
⦁ 8:00 – 10:00 am – Steer weigh-in (Roseville Fair Grounds)
⦁ 4:30 pm – Prime Beef Run (West park)
⦁ 5:00 pm – ⦁ Parade
⦁ 5:00 pm – ⦁ Swyear Amusements / ARM BAND NIGHT
⦁ 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Industrial tent
⦁ 6:00 – 9:00 pm – ⦁ Festival Stage: EternityRoad
⦁ 6:30 pm – Band & Parade awards (Festival stage)
⦁ 7:00 pm – Track: Oval Derby -$7

Thursday September 7, 2017
⦁ 8:30 am – Beef Show
⦁ 5:00 – 10:00 pm – ⦁ Swyear Amusements ARM BAND NIGHT
⦁ 5:00 – 10:00 pm – Industrial tent
⦁ 6:00 – 8:00 pm – ⦁ Festival Stage: The Brooks Brothers
⦁ 6:30 pm – Livestock Auction (Monmouth American Legion)
⦁ 7:00 pm – Figure 8 Derby – $7 (Western Illinois Point Series)

Friday September 8, 2017
⦁ 7:30 – 9:00 am ⦁ G&M WRAM Farmer Breakfast: RSVP WRAM 734-9452 by 9/2
⦁ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – ⦁ Ag Day for Kids
⦁ 12:00 – 2:00 pm – Special Person’s day
⦁ 4:00 pm – ⦁ Swyear Amusements
⦁ 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Industrial tent
⦁ 6:00 pm – Chicken scramble & Calf tagging
⦁ 8:00 pm – Midnight – ⦁ Beer Garden Band: Staggard (FREE/NO COVER/ALL AGES viewing area)

Saturday September 9, 2017
⦁ 8:00 am – Fall Festival ⦁ 5K Walk/Run
⦁ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Car Show
⦁ 9:00 am – ⦁ Strongman Contest (admission: 1 non-perishable food item)
⦁ 10:00 – 11:30 am – Kid’s Day Activities (games, drawings & more)
⦁ 10:00am – 10:00pm – Industrial Tent
⦁ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – ⦁ Swyear Amusements / Kid’s Day special (each ride discounted 1 ticket)
⦁ 1:00 pm – Figure 8 Derby Second Running (Western Illinois Point Series) – $10 (includes 7pm re admission stamp)
⦁ 4:00 pm – close ⦁ Swyear Amusements
⦁ 6:30 pm – Power Wheels (age 4-9)
⦁ 7:00 pm – Demolition Derby – $7 (FREE with admission stamp from 1pm Fig 8)
Free Parking · Free Stage Entertainment · Free Livestock Shows
Free Scrambles · Free car show · Free kids day activities
General Admission Demo Derbys: $7 · Saturday Double Derby: $10 · Children 5 & under free Armband Nights: $22 Stage Entertainment FREE
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